Unexpected Calories Packed Into Caffeinated and Boozy Holiday Drinks

December 19, 2018

The holidays are a time for fun, family, and over-indulgence.

Given all the parties and delicious liquid temptations it’s hard not to resist these five tasty drinks.

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1. Eggnog


While it wouldn’t be the holidays without the drink. Eggnog wouldn’t be delicious without all that cream, sugar, eggs and booze.

The holiday favorite can be anywhere from 320 to 430 calories and have roughly 20 grams of fat.

2. Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

This fall and winter beverage can top out at 450 calories if you’re not skimping on the whipped cream and full fat milk.

3. Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

It’s an indulgent drink complete with brown sugar, spices, whipped cream, rum and yes… butter.

A cup of this holiday treat can be as much as 415 calories.

4. White Russian

White Russian

This boozy delight has all the notes of a classic winter drink: coffee liqueur, vodka and thick whipped cream.

Add all these ingredients up and you’re looking at around 400 calories.

5. Hot chocolate

Hot Chocolate

There are dozens of ways to enjoy this winter treat but a true hot cocoa with melted chocolate and cream can be up to more than 400 calories.

Whether it’s hot, cold, boozy or sweet, this time of year is for giving yourself a treat.

Happy holidays!